CAA means Certification Authority Authorization. Such a record is a DNS Resource Record that allows the owner of a domain name to define which Certification Authorities (CAs) can issue a certificate for the domain. Use CAA records to limit the abuse and stop the issuing of fake certificates for your domain. Learn more about the CAA record!
Month: June 2021
What is the Traceroute command?
Traceroute command, just like the rest of the popular network commands, is a simple small software with command-line interface and comes built-in on most Linux distros, BSD distros and even macOS. It is easy to understand its purpose, to trace the route of a query, from your computer, through all the routers (hops) on the way, to the target that you set. Learn everything important about the Traceroute command!
What is the Dig command?
To explain to you the Dig command, the easiest way, we can start with its full name – Domain Information Groper. With the Dig command, you can see all kinds of DNS records, check name servers, do a reverse DNS, and more. Learn how to use the Dig command!
MX record explained
MX record is one of the common DNS records that is essential to know. Each action that you want to perform and is related to domains also requires DNS records for guidance. So let’s explain what the purpose of the DNS MX record is and why it is important.
DNS – meaning
Domain Name System (DNS) is a naming database system. It is locating and translating domain names into IP addresses. Imagine it is like a directory or even like a mobile’s contacts list. Each one of the names corresponds with numbers, and they are accurately matched. DNS directory is spread worldwide. This system operates daily. It helps to explore and reach millions of domain names every day. Find out more information about the Domain Name System!